FBI Albuquerque
Office of Public Affairs
(505) 889-1300
April 4, 2024

FBI Media Alert: Tan Pants Bandit Strikes Again! Have You Seen Him? He’s Wanted for Another Bank Robbery at a Rio Rancho Credit Union

The FBI and Rio Rancho Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the Tan Pants Bandit, who robbed the Rio Grande Credit Union of Rio Rancho, located at 1526 Unser Blvd SE, at approximately 4:45 p.m. on Monday, April 1, 2024.

Suspect’s description:

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
  • Height: Approximately 5’7”
  • Build: Stocky
  • Clothing: Black sweatshirt, tan pants, black beanie, white face mask, glasses, black Nike shoes

The suspect entered the Credit Union and demanded money from the teller. The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect. The FBI is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of this suspect.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the FBI at (505) 889-1300.

Information about other bank robbers wanted by the FBI can be found at bankrobbers.fbi.gov. Bank robbery carries a possible prison term of up to 20 years. The use of a gun, other dangerous weapon, toy gun, or hoax bomb device during the commission of a bank robbery can be punishable by a prison term of up to 25 years.